Invensys Operations Management Enters Partnership with Axens
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Invensys Process Systems
Invensys Group Headquarters
London, SW1E 5BF
Press release date: April 12, 2011
SimSci-Esscor simulation software agreement drives productivity excellence
APRIL 12, 2011/LONDON - Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the manufacturing and infrastructure operations industries, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Axens, an international provider of technologies, products and services to the refining, petrochemical, gas and alternative fuels markets. Under the terms of the agreement, Axens, based in Rueil-Malmaison, France, will become a sub-licensor of Invensys Operations Management's SimSci-Esscor PRO/II software, a steady-state process simulator used to design, analyze and improve chemical processes.
"This partnership will reinforce our presence in the worldwide petrochemical and refining industries, providing users of Axens' web-based process operations simulator solution-webPOS-with the highest level of optimized technology," said Tobias Scheele, vice president, advanced applications, Invensys Operations Management. "As partners, Axens will embed our PRO/II simulation software into its customized webPOS, outfitting it for steady-state simulation that will help customers achieve productivity excellence."
Invensys Operations Management's PRO/II software will be delivered within the framework of the Axens webPOS, which provides operations and process engineers the tools needed to perform several functions, including off-line engineering studies to monitor the impact of operating variables and feed quality on product yields and qualities; evaluating bottlenecks for new feedstock or new product quality requirements; and making strategic and operational decisions regarding production and product distribution. The easy-to-use interface can be accessed through any internet browser, eliminating the need for installation on customers' equipment and ensuring that the webPOS solution is continually updated.
Axens (www.axens.net) is an international provider of advanced technologies, catalysts, adsorbents and services, with a global reputation for basic engineering design excellence. The main scope of Axens' business is focused on the conversion of oil, coal, natural gas and biomass to clean fuels as well as production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates. Axens' global offer is based on: highly trained human resources, modern production facilities and extensive commercial feedback from plants using our processes and catalysts all around the world.
About Invensys Operations Management
Invensys Operations Management, a division of Invensys, is a leading provider of automation and information technology, systems, software solutions, services and consulting to the global manufacturing and infrastructure industries. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, its solutions are used by more than 40,000 clients around the world in more than 200,000 plants and facilities.
Invensys Operations Management's offerings are delivered under several prominent industry brands, including Avantis, Eurotherm, Foxboro, IMServ, InFusion, SimSci-Esscor, Skelta, Triconex and Wonderware. The company's approximately 9,000 employees and its global partner ecosystem integrate these products and services to help clients collaborate across systems and enterprises in real time, extracting critical data to make faster and better decisions and synchronize their operations from the plant floor to the executive offices, aligning production goals with business objectives. To learn more about Invensys Operations Management, visit iom.invensys.com.
Invensys plc (www.invensys.com) is headquartered in London and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ISYS.L), with approximately 20,000 employees working in 50 countries.